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Canberra Sightseeing Tour with Return Hotel Transfers from Sydney

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a perfect introduction to Canberra and its attractions, on a day tour from Sydney in a luxury coach
  • Take in panoramic views of Canberra and its surroundings from the summit of Mt Ainslie
  • Included entrance and guided tours of the Parliament House and National Museum
  • See attractions like the Australian Prime Minister’s residence, Captain Cook Memorial Fountain, The National Carillon and more
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Monday and Friday

    Duration

    13 hours

    Start time

    8:00am

    Meeting Point

    You will be picked up from your hotel.
    Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Australia’s capital and the largest inland city, Canberra is home to the National Museum, Parliament House and the Australia War Memorial.

    On this tour, see the Parliament House, a one billion dollar construction on Capital Hill which copies of the ‘Magna Carta’ and a 20-metre long tapestry. Reflecting Australia’s tangled social history, the National Museum or National Gallery will engage you with interactive displays as you learn of the country’s aboriginal and European history.

    Learn more about Australia’s fascinating history on this tour which will show you the major attractions of Canberra like The National Carillon, the Australian prime minister's residence, the Captain Cook Memorial Fountain and more!

    Hotel transfers from Sydney are included in the package.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel at the scheduled time in the morning. Enjoy a drive to Canberra with a morning break at the charming village of Berrima.

    On arrival into Canberra, travel to the summit of Mt Ainslie for sweeping views of Canberra and surrounds. Pay a visit to the Australian War Memorial. The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum and an extensive archive. Hear the history of the ANZAC’s as you travel along the boulevard dedicated to the armed forces and the supporting organizations which participated in the two world wars.

    After lunch (at your own expense), join a private guided tour of the National Museum of Australia or the National Gallery (subject to current exhibits and displays). Trace 50,000 years of indigenous heritage and settlement, and see the world’s largest collection of aboriginal bark paintings and stone tools at the National Museum of Australia.

    You will also be visiting the Parliament House with an expert guide. Learn about the workings of the capital of Australia with the opportunity to view the upper or lower Houses of Parliament (when in session). Admire the impressive architecture whose construction costed over $1 billion!

    See The Lodge, the Australian Prime Minister’s residence and explore the picturesque tree-lined streets and view diplomatic homes and embassies of many foreign ambassadors, showcasing their fascinating cultures and architecture.

    See Captain Cook Memorial Fountain, the National Library and the High-Court, view The National Carillon, a beautiful bell tower and the gardens of Commonwealth Park. After the tour, you will be driven back to Sydney, with a dinner break at Goulburn (at your own expense).

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Pick up and drop off (from mentioned hotels only)
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned luxury coach with commentary
    • Guided tour of Parliament House
    • Guided tour of War Memorial
    • Guided tour of National Museum or National Gallery

    Exclusions

    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • reviews
    • Good tour

      Good informative tour. Driver helpful with good explanations....

      Neepa Meswani, Australia, 12/Jan/2012
    • Good experience

      The trip was well organized. Our guide was enthusiastic and informative. We were very happy with the whole experience....

      KWOK KEUNG, Hong Kong, 13/Jul/2014
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